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Sailing
Adventure Activities Licensing Authority

Lodore Boat Landings, Derwentwater, Borrowdale, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5UX(8 miles, 12 km)

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  • Rail station: Penrith (25 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
The Heaton Cooper Studio

The Studio, Grasmere, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 9SX(7 miles, 11 km)

The Heaton Coopers are a family of artists that go back 4 generations. The studio in Grasmere, founded by William Heaton Cooper (1903-1995) in 1939.

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  • Rail station: Windermere (8 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Dove Cottage and The Wordsworth Museum

Town End, Grasmere, Cumbria, LA22 9SH(7 miles, 11 km)

Explore the traditional Lakeland cottage and home of the famous poet William Wordsworth and discover what life was like at the turn of the 19th Century.

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  • Rail station: Windermere (8 miles)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Ullswater Steamers
VistEngland VAQASGreen Tourism Gold AwardCumbria Business Environment Network - Gold AwardSelf-assessed Accessibility Information

The Pier House, Glenridding, Penrith, Cumbria, CA11 0US(0 miles, 0 km)

Ullswater Steamers celebrate over 150 years sailing on England’s most beautiful lake.
Open all Year except Christmas Eve and Day.

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  • Rail station: Penrith (5 miles)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Wray Castle
National TrustSelf-assessed Accessibility Information

Low Wray, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 0JA(8 miles, 13 km)

Wray Castle is a mock-gothic Castle, on the western shore of Windermere. Empty of original furniture, this is a place for all the family to enjoy.

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  • Rail station: Windermere (8 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Aira Force Waterfall

Watermillock, Penrith, Cumbria, CA11 0JS(2 miles, 4 km)

The tumbling waterfall of Aira Force, drops an impressive 65 feet. Its roaring falls set amongst enchanting woodland and landscaped glades with cheeky red squirrels and perfect picnic spots make for a great family day out.

 
 
 
Sailing Tuition

The Spit, Glenridding, Cumbria, CA11 0PE(0 miles, 0 km)

Get yourself afloat amongst the stunning scenery of Ullswater! We offer RYA recognised Sailing Tuition for all ages and abilities, and the emphasis is on having fun in a safe environment with one of our experienced friendly Instructors.

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  • Rail station: Penrith (11 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Allan Bank
Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Grasmere, Cumbria, LA22 9QZ(6 miles, 10 km)

Make yourself comfortable in the former home of National Trust Founder, Canon Rawnsley. Only partially restored and decorated, this isn’t a typical National Trust experience.

 
 
 
Threlkeld Quarry Museum

Threlkeld Quarry, Threlkeld, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 4TT(6 miles, 10 km)

We are a museum of Mining and quarrying heritage of Cumbria.

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  • Rail station: Penrith (14 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Archery
Member of Cumbria TourismSelf-assessed Accessibility Information

Rookin House Activity Centre, Troutbeck, Penrith, Cumbria, CA11 0SS(5 miles, 9 km)

Archery is a great activity for a couple of people or a large group to enjoy some fresh air, banter and some healthy competition.

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  • Rail station: Penrith (9 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Rydal Mount and Gardens

Rydal, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 9LU(7 miles, 11 km)

Rydal Mount, Wordsworth's best loved home for 37 years. Here he wrote many of his poems and revised and improved much of his earlier works including the Prelude and the famous 'Daffodils' poem.

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  • Rail station: Windermere (7 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
 
 
 
Zeffirellis

Millans Park, Compston Road, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 9AD(8 miles, 13 km)

Zeffirellis is an independent cinema that supports new and emerging talents within the world of cinema and the arts. Fellinis also offers a unique studio cinema experience. We show art-house and independent films hosting live performances.

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  • Rail station: Windermere (6 miles)
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Sailing Tuition

Howtown Road, Pooley Bridge, Penrith, Cumbria, CA10 2NA(6 miles, 9 km)

Learn to sail on our beautiful lake. Ullswater Sailing School, which is part of Ullswater Yacht Club, runs a full range of courses led by fully-qualified RYA instructors to suit all ages.

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  • Rail station: Penrith (10 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Castlerigg Stone Circle

Castlerigg, Keswick, Cumbria, CA10 2AA(7 miles, 12 km)

Castlerigg is perhaps the most atmospheric and dramatically sited of all British stone circles, with panoramic views and the mountains of Helvellyn and High Seat as a backdrop.

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  • Rail station: Penrith (16 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Free entry
 
 
 
White Platt's Recreation Area
Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Compston Road, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 9DJ(8 miles, 13 km)

9 hole mini golf course, putting green, tennis courts, crazy golf, bowling green, infant play area, 18 hole mini golf course.

 
 
 
Moor Divock

Pooley Bridge, Penrith, Cumbria, CA10 2NW(7 miles, 12 km)

This area is rich in prehistoric remains including a standing stone, stone circle and cairns. Park in the centre at Pooley Bridge and head east towards Roehead, carry on up this track to reach the top of Askham Moor and Morr Divock.

 
 
Thorney How Independent Hostel

Grasmere, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 9QW(6 miles, 10 km)

Merida Hybrid type Mountain Bikes. 2 male and 1 female frames. Front suspension. Helmets, pump, toolkit and maps provided.
Collect between 8.30am and 10.30am and return between 3.30pm and 5.30pm.

 
 
 
Langdale Rambler (516)

-, -(8 miles, 13 km)

Bus Route: Dungeon Ghyll-Elterwater-Ambleside

From the 25th of March - 3rd of November 2013 the Langdale Rambler will be running, offering great opportunities to bus out to some of Cumbria's most stunning towns and villages and walk back.

 
 
 

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